Dolphins count
France
Do you want to spend your vacations helping to preserve the Planet ?... The French association Cybelle Planète offers you to board 7 days Mediterranean cruises as an eco volunteer to participate in a study about cetaceans and biodiversity. Accompanied by a scientific chaperon, you will count bottlenose dolphins, sperm whales, fin whales, note their behaviour, their direction of travel,…. You will also help to sail the ship and to prepare the meals. The ship sails off Hyères. Six cruises are scheduled between July 15th and August 28th. Price : from €1100 per person. Information : 0467603015
www.cybellemediterranee.org
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White wines for Christmas season
France
Are you looking for white wines to go along with festive meals of the end of the year ?... Here are two very good value white Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux. Fresh, fruity and crispy, the Tutiac Sélection 2015 has citrus notes and pairs perfectly with oysters. Price : €6.05. Aged in barrel, nicely balanced, more rounded and complex Tutiac Excellence 2013 and 2014 have hints of ripe white fruits with a slight toasted finish and can pair with all fishes. Price : €7.50 Vignerons de Tutiac, tel : 0557324833
www.tutiac.com
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A Fitou winery to follow
France
Located near Fitou, only three km away from the sea, Château Champs des Soeurs produces finely chiseled, elegant and fresh wines from Carignan, Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah grapes. Last but not the least, they are a great value for the money. - Les Ardoisiers 2015 A well-balanced and complex wine fruity, mineral and slightly spicy with a nice finish that is already good to drink. Price : €6.50 - Bel Amant 2013 A well-balanced, structured and complex wine with a long finish, soft tannins, black fruits, garrigue, spices and menthol flavors. Can age up to 10 years. Price : €10.50 Information :
www.champdessoeurs.fr
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